New contractors already selected on nearly half of Ballenger projects defaulted last fall
AUSTIN — Progress on most of the 22 projects (listed below) that were delayed in December due to the default and bankruptcy of Ballenger Construction will resume this month with new contractors selected by the responsible bonding company to finish the work.
“We appreciate the public’s patience and look forward to continuing these projects at no additional cost to taxpayers,” said Veronica Beyer, Texas Department of Transportation spokesperson. “We were recently notified by the sureties that more than half of the projects were awarded contracts and would resume construction beginning this month.”
Ballenger Construction notified TxDOT in the fall of its intent to default on the 22 contracts it held with the state. Since then, TxDOT has worked with the surety companies to get the affected projects moving as quickly as possible while maintaining the safety of the construction zones.
Corpus Christi area
San Antonio area (all are in Bexar County)
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